Why did the Berlin Wall fall? – Film series about life and society in East Germany in the Eighties


filmOn the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th 1989 the Goethe-Institut Cyprus in the UN buffer zone in Nicosia presents from 23rd October until 18th December a series of films, which give an insight into East German society in the Eighties, which were characterized by ever growing contradictions between pretentions and reality of the communist regime, finally leading to the peaceful revolution in autumn of 1989 and the reunification of both German states in 1990. Some of the films were still produced in the GDR, most after the fall of the wall and some are documentary films.

Admission: free  / Film language: German with English subtitles
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